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NZCCHK members should refer to NZCCHK’s weekly e-news  “This Week”  for details of events, including dates, times, venues and registration details or contact


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Eco Expo Asia 2022

14 - 17 December 2022

Eco Expo Asia 2022 is organised by Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd; and supported by the Environment and Ecology Bureau of the HKSAR Government as co-organiser. The 2022 edition will be held under the theme of "Green Innovations for Carbon Neutrality with local and international exhibitors showcasing a comprehensive range of green products and technologies, including those on waste management and recycling, green buildings and energy efficiency, green transport as well as green finance and environmental social and governance (ESG) related services. The Expo's signature event, the Eco Asia Conference, will bring together business leaders, experts and government officials to exchange insights on different environmental issues.   


1 - 3 December 2022

DesignInspire offers a virtual design journey with an engaging showcase of designer projects from Hong Kong and Japan, inspirational stories of great design, fun interactive experiences and a range of creative workshops. Join us for this design journey discovering global creativity!

Business of IP Asia Forum (BIP Asia)

1-2 December 2022

Being one of the leading IP events in Asia, BIP Asia 2022 will be held in a brand new hybrid format (Day 1 In-person & Online; Day 2 Online). Entitled "Creating New Value, Discovering New Frontiers", the upcoming Forum will explore the full potential of IPs in business value creation and uncover new and trending topics in the landscape, including ASEAN IP commercialisation, IP rights on social media and emerging technologies such as the industrial metaverse. Themed under "Smart Manufacturing and Building", our newly launched "IP Market" will gather universities, R&D centres, start-ups and companies with IPs focusing in AI, Robotics, IoT, Advanced Materials, etc. to showcase the latest technology projects from Hong Kong and provide a networking and partnership building platform.

HKTDC Entrepreneur Day (E-Day)

30 November - 2 December 2022

E-Day is an anchor start-up event that promotes entrepreneurship with a wealth of start-up opportunities and supporting services tailor-made for start-ups in Hong Kong. Running into the 14th edition, the E-Day 2022 will be held in a hybrid format to engage participants all over the world.  Under the theme of "Balance Beyond the Boom", a series of seminars, workshops, start-up pitching, exhibition, business matching meetings and networking events will be organised to explore the development of international start-up ecosystem after the start-up boom during the past year. Latest technology trends and market insights will be offered to facilitate start-ups to tap into global markets, especially GBA and RCEP member regions, and seek business partners.

Asian Logistics, Maritime and Aviation Conference (ALMAC)

22-23 November 2022

ALMAC, jointly co-organised with the Government of HKSAR, is the most important event of its kind in Asia. Themed "The Future of the Sustainable Supply Chain: Connectivity Collaboration Innovation", ALMAC 2022 will examine the importance of building connectivity, fostering collaboration, and driving innovation in creating a sustainable future for the industry and global trade development. A dedicated exhibition area featuring logtech and supply chain solutions will be staged.


Networking Cocktail : Wednesday 16 November 2022

Our monthly networking cocktail held at Sky Lounge, Sheraton Hotel and Towers, Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong. 6:30 to 8:30pm. First drink complimentary. Thereafter a cash bar. Canapes provided.

HKSARG Chief Executive and the 2022 Policy Address

Wednesday 9 November 2022

The Hon John KC Lee, the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, will deliver his Policy Address to the Legislative Council in October.

Mr Lee has accepted the local and international business community's invitation to speak to the Hong Kong business community on 9 November 2022.

Attendees will be able to hear Mr Lee explain the priorities of his first Policy Address and learn more about his initiatives to tackle key issues such as the labour market, land and housing supply and the environment, as well as his plans for improving governance, strengthening the momentum for development, tackling people's concerns, and uniting the community in the year ahead.

Foreign Sourced Income Exemption regime for passive income

Wednesday 26 October 2022

Hong Kong's Financial Services and Treasury Bureau conducted a consultation exercise and engagement sessions between June and September 2022 on the introduction of a foreign-sourced income exemption (FSIE) regime for passive income in Hong Kong.  FSIE is grateful for all the views and suggestions provided, which have helped refine the legislative proposal. FSTB plans to introduce the Inland Revenue (Amendment) (Taxation on Specified Foreign-sourced Income) Bill 2022 ("the Bill") into the Legislative Council ("LegCo") in early November 2022. Prior to its introduction to the LegCo, we would like to give interested parties an online briefing on the key features of the Bill and address any enquires.

InvestHK : Investment Promotion Week

Financial Services/Professional Services/Fintech Day
Monday 17 October 2022

Innovation and Technology Day
Tuesday 18 October 2022

Lifestyle and Creative Industries Day
Wednesday 19 October 2022

Start Up Day
Thursday 20 October 2022

The Greater Bay Area Day
Friday 21 October 2022

China International Investment Arbitration Forum

Thursday 13 October 2022

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), which came into force on 1 January 2022, is the largest regional FTA in the world, and China is one of its member states. RCEP will have an important impact on China's overseas investment and the development of international investment treaties. The newly revised Rules and Regulations of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) came into force on 1 July 2022, which will have a far-reaching influence on the rules and practice of international investment arbitration.


Networking Cocktail : Wednesday 12 October 2022

Our monthly networking cocktail held at Sky Lounge, Sheraton Hotel and Towers, Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong. 6:30 to 8:30pm. First drink complimentary. Thereafter a cash bar. Canapes provided.


2021 Belt and Road Summit

1 - 2 September 2021

The Belt and Road Summit is a premier international platform for promoting business collaboration along the Belt and Road, gathering senior government officials and business leaders from countries and regions along and beyond the Belt and Road to exchange insights on multilateral co-operation and explore concrete business opportunities.

2021 Annual General Meeting

Wednesday 4 August 2021

The 2021 Annual General Meeting of the New Zealand Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong will be held at 6:00pm on Wednesday 4 August 2021 at the Conference Room, KPMG, 8/F Princes Building, Central, Hong Kong. To be held under COVID-19 regulations applicable on the day.

Wednesday Online : Business Ethics in Hong Kong

Wednesday 7 July 2021 12:30pm - 1:30pm (HKT)

The Hong Kong Business Ethics Development Centre's role is to fortify the business sector’s resistance to corruption and has formed part of the Community Relations Dept of the ICAC since May 1995.  Its overall mission is to promote business and professional ethics in Hong Kong on a long-term basis. In this presentation, Ms Anna Lam, Executive Director of the HKBEDC will discuss the ICAC's approach to reducing corruption and overview the current state of corruption in Hong Kong.


Understanding the National Security Law

Monday 5 July 2021 8:50am - 5:15pm (HKT)

The Law of the People's Republic of China on Safeguarding National Security in the Hong Kong SAR (Hong Kong National Security Law, HKNSL) was promulgated and took effect on 30 June 2020. Even one year has gone by, speculation about the HKNSL is still rife. Aiming to enhance understanding and awareness of this fundamental piece of legislation, the Department of Justice of the Hong Kong SAR is organising a Legal Forum, bringing together legal experts to discuss and exchange views on the application and interpretation of the NSL.


Why Invest in Hong Kong : A Look to the Future

Friday 25 June 2021 4:00pm - 7:00pm (HKT)

Showcasing the core strengths of Hong Kong from various perspectives. Eminent legal practitioners, business leaders and representatives from professional bodies will be bringing to the fore the unparalleled promising prospects of making investment in Hong Kong – the indispensable nexus between China and the world that is widely recognised as one of the leading global financial centres and the international legal hub of Asia for deal-making and dispute resolution.


Payroll Apps for Asia (Appy Hour Asia)

Wednesday 23 Junr 2021 10:00am - 11:00am (HKT)

Running your monthly payroll can be quick & seamless with our payroll app partners. Hear from our partners who create apps specifically for payroll and how they integrate into Xero. Use the Xero App Marketplace to find the best payroll apps for your business. Register here.


Understanding e-Commerce in Hong Kong

Tuesday 22 June 2021 12:00pm - 1:00pm (HKT)

E-commerce is developing rapidly in Hong Kong as more retailers set up their online presence and shoppers change their consumption habits and lifestyles. Napoleon Biggs is to provide an overview of multi-cultural demographics in Hong Kong, digital landscape and online habits, marketplaces vs, the role of social media, search and KOLs, logistics and returns, tax & payments, and how to work with local partners (such as enablers, agencies and distributors) in the market. Register here.


The 14th Five Year Plan : Capturing Opportunities

Thursday 3 June 2021 11:00am - 12:15pm (HKT)

The National 14th Five-Year plan, approved in March at the fourth session of the 13th National People's Congress, provides a blueprint and action plan for the social and economic development of the country in the next five years. In this webinar, the Chief Executive Hon. Carrie Lam will speak to the business community on the plan's implications for the future development of Hong Kong. Mrs Lam, speaking online, will share with us her insights on the plan and how the business community can benefit and contribute to the plan.


Import Spreadsheet Data into Xero

Thursday 3 June 2021 10:30am - 11:00am (HKT)

Looking to tidy-up your spreadsheet data and import it into Xero? We’ll cover tips on how you can set up on Xero easily and efficiently. Register here.


Invest in NZ Property : The Market and Tax Updates

Wednesday 2 June 2021 12:30pm - 1:30pm (HKT)

NZCCHK presents a webinar focused on New Zealand property investment, discussing property pricing, availability, trends, regional comparisons, topical issues facing investors as well as issues related to recent changes to taxation and the bright-line test. Our presenters are: Lisa Phillips, Director, Erskine+Owen and Des Trigg, Tax Consultant. You will have opportunity to ask questions of our presenters and learn more about the current state of play of the New Zealand Property market as well issues facing investors.


Stay on Top of Your Cashflow

Wednesday 2 June 2021 1:00pm - 2:00pm (HKT)

Join us as we look through the Xero tools that will help you improve your cash flow and speed up the time it takes to get paid. We’ll be covering invoicing as well as online payment options with your Xero invoices. Plus reports that will help you get a real time view of your cash flow. Register here.


The Connected Cities Conference

Thursday 27 May 2021 9:00am - 7:00pm (HKT)

NZCCHK supports KMPG Hong Kong at its Connected Cities Conference to learn more about how smart and connected cities around the world are using the latest technologies and finding more innovative solutions for smarter, greener city living. The Conference features regional and global speakers from corporates, start-ups and the academia world to showcase a number of smart technologies including IOT, blockchain AI and data analytics to enhance a city’s workability, livability and sustainability.


New Zealand Investment and Migration Seminar

Thursday 10 May 2021 1:00pm - 2:00pm (HKT)

New Zealand offers exciting lifestyle opportunities and a safe place to invest. New Zealand is open for business. Through strong Covid-19 management, kiwis enjoy everyday freedoms envied by many. There are numerous investments leading to Permanent Residence which provides you and your family with a future safe haven. This team discusses investment, property, migration and tax. ​​​​​Now more than ever people are looking for a fresh start.


Direct Dialogue with Hon. Carrie Lam

Thursday 6 May 2021 12:00nn - 1:30pm (HKT)

Join the Hong Kong Economic & Trade Office, Sydney for this special webinar with Mrs Carrie Lam, the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, on why Hong Kong means business as well as the latest business opportunities offered by Hong Kong and the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area to the New Zealand businesses.


ANZAC Day Dawn Commemoration

Sunday 25 April 2021 6:00am - 7:00am (HKT)

Event by invitation only due to COVID-19 restrictions. NZCCHK laid a wreath at the annual ANZAC dawn commemoration held at the Australian International School, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong. Wreaths were also laid by the New Zealand and Australian governments; consular representatives of Great Britain and Turkey; Australia, New Zealand and United States defence forces; the Hong Kong Ex-Servicemen's Association and the Royal British Legion;  as well as residents' representatives and the Australian International School.


Symposium of Business Opportunities - RCEP

Tuesday 20 April 2021 10:00am - 12:00pm (HKT)

To connect more overseas companies with Mainland companies to take advantage of opportunities brought about by RCEP, Invest Hong Kong together with the Commercial Office of the Economic Affairs Department of the Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in HKSAR (LOCPG) and the Department of Commerce of Jiangsu Province, is organising an online symposium. The Symposium will highlight the investment policies and latest business environment of Jiangsu, as well as its two pilot free trade zones in Nanjing and Suzhou areas.


Marketing Pulse Online

Tuesday - Wednesday 30 - 31 March 2021 (HKT)

MarketingPulse is an integrated branding and marketing conference where global marketers, brands, advertising agencies, media, enterprises and innovation professionals can discuss marketing trends, exchange best marketing practices and explore new collaborations in Asia. From defining new marketing strategies to events that connect players and catalyse development, MarketingPulse is not only a conference, but an inspiring rendezvous to explore new frontiers in the markets.


Post-Budget Presentation

Friday 12 March 2021 4:00pm - 5:00pm (HKT)

The Hon. Paul MP Chan, Financial Secretary of the Government of the HKSAR, will deliver his 2021-2022 Budget Speech to the Legislative Council on 24 February 2021. At this event Mr Chan will speak to the Hong Kong business community and attendees will be able to hear about the Government’s plans to steer its fiscal policy and enhance Hong Kong’s competitiveness. He will also discuss measures to help Hong Kong businesses cope with the extreme difficulties they are experiencing as the global economy struggles with the COVID-19 pandemic.


Information Security Summit

Tuesday - Wednesday 9 -10 March 2021

The Information Security Summit has been the flagship cyber security conference of Hong Kong for 16 years. This is the first time ever we will host the Summit in hybrid mode, with the aim of helping both local and overseas information security professionals to stay vigilant not only to fight against the coronavirus but also the COVID-19-themed cyber attacks. Overseas and local experts from the industry will be invited to share their experience and knowledge.


Why Hong Kong is Irreplaceable

Friday 26 February 2021 (HKT)

In the wake of a recent coverage quoting certain international corporations as saying that they are considering to exclude Hong Kong out of legal contracts, speculation about Hong Kong’s future status as a leading international legal hub is rife. Aiming to reiterate that Hong Kong is still nonpareil in terms of providing deal making and dispute resolution services, panelists will be sharing their findings and thinking in this regard.


Vaccine Update with Franck van Gelder

Friday 3 February 2021 3:30pm - 4:30pm (HKT)

A vaccine update with Mr Franck Van Gelder, a member of a Belgian Task Force working, among others, with pharma companies such as Pfizer (producing vaccines in Belgium hence the connection) and logistics companies to speedily distribute the vaccines around the globe. Frank's helicopter view gives him great insight from both a medical and a transportation point of view. Organised by the Belgium Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong.


Asian Financial Forum

Monday - Tuesday 18 - 19 January 2021 (HKT)

AFF is Asia's premier platform for global leaders in government, finance and business to exchange insights, intelligence as well as business and investment opportunities. More than 3,500 C-suite financial and business leaders gathered at AFF 2020 for thought leadership and business networking, as well as to experience the latest fintech innovations and next-generation business ideas.


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